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University of Utrecht
|Type of Program||MAUI-Utrecht/Exchange|
|Language of Instruction||English or Dutch|
|Costs||Baylor tuition + housing to the host university|
|Housing||On or off-campus|
|Health Insurance Required||Yes|
|Special Requirements||MAUI-Utrecht - FIRST contact email@example.com for more details|
|Program Director||Bobby Leis: Robert_Leis@baylor.edu; Poage 204|
The Netherlands is famous for its achievements in the arts and has brought forth many famous artists. For example, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Mondriaan, Appel (painters) and Berlage, Koolhaas and Rietveld (architects), to name a few. There are hundreds of outstanding museums, exhibitions and festivals to visit and promising artists from all over the world still come to the Netherlands to work or study.
Utrecht is becoming increasingly famous for its excellent festivals, including its 'Cultural Sundays'. The university center 'De Uithof' has some of the best modern architecture in The Netherlands. The Dutch economy is very internationally oriented. Trading of services and products plays an important role, as does the transport sector (Rotterdam harbour, for instance, is one of the largest harbours in the world).
Trade includes the export of food, chemical products and machinery such as computer parts. The Netherlands is one of the largest exporters of agricultural products worldwide, including the tulip bulbs and diary products that the Netherlands is famous for.
Many multinational companies are based in the Netherlands, including banks, chemical companies and dredging businesses. These include Akzo Nobel, Shell, Unilever, Philips, Heineken and the ABN- AMRO bank.
Courses or Areas of Study:
Liberal Arts & Humanities (Latin, mythology, English linguistics, English, theater & media studies, history, American studies, music, classical literature, ethics, religion, gender studies, archaeology, art, architecture), Science (chemistry, biology, psychology, earth science, math, physics, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, ecology, computer science, genetics), Social Science (sociology, history, psychology, political science, economics, anthropology, international relations, international law, accounting, finance, culture studies, marketing, management)
For course listings and scheduling, please see http://www.uu.nl/university/international-students/en/programmes/exchangevisitingstudents/Pages/default.aspx
Finding housing in Utrecht is very difficult as housing is very limited. You should begin to plan your accommodations as soon as your are accepted to the university. To see the university's housing page, go to http://www.uu.nl/university/international-students/en/arrivingandliving/Accommodation/Pages/default.aspx
Students are first required to be nominated to attend a MAUI-Utrecht program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview to be nominated for the program. More information regarding the application process will be given at the interview.
For more information about applying to this university, go to http://www.uu.nl/university/international-students/EN/programmes/exchangevisitingstudents/application/Pages/default.aspx
Students should budget around 900 EURO a month for total living expenses. Accommodations will cost around 400 EURO a month, meals will cost around 250 EURO a month, books will cost around 50 EURO a month, and transportations averages about 50 EURO a month. Personal expenses average about 100 EURO a month.
Each student is responsible for their own transportation, including airfare.
A passport and residence permit are required. For more information on obtaining a residence permit, please see
Note that it is not required for you to have a visa, but if you are staying for a period longer than ninety days you will need a residence permit.
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